1753 Death of Italian contralto Marie Maddalena Pieri. Born 1683 ? in Florence. Created Tamerlano in Tamerlano (Vivaldi)
Sang in premiere of Carceriere de se Stesso (Orlandini)
1856 Birth of Finnish soprano Alma Fohstrom in Helsinki, Finland. Died 20 Feb 1936, Debut as Marguerite in Faust (Gounod) 1878
Teachers:- Desiree Artot de Padilla, Francesco Lamperti,
1888 ('89?) Birth of Italian tenor Tito Schipa in Lecce. Died 16 Dec 1965, Debut as Alfredo in Traviata (Verdi) 1910
Teachers:- Alceste Gerunda, Emilio Piccola
Pupils :- Andrej Kucharsky, Cesare Valletti, Bruce Brewer
Created Ruggero in Rondine (Puccini)
Sang in premiere of Caminante (Sanchez De Fuentes). Search Tito Schipa.
1884 Death of Italian soprano Marietta Gazzaniga in Voghera. Debut as Jane Seymour in Anna Bolena (Donizetti) 1840
Teachers:- Cetta, Alberto Mazzucato
Created Climene in Cid (Pacini)
Lina in Stiffelio (Verdi).
1890 Death of French tenor Julian Gayarre. Born 9 Jan 1844 in Valle de Roncal. Teachers:- Lamperti, Melchiorre Vidal
Created Enzo in Gioconda (Ponchielli)
Marcello di Bruges in Duca D'Alba (Donizetti).
1895 Birth of Czech mezzo-soprano Marie Hlouskova in Caslav. Died 29 June 1940, Debut Veruna in V Studni (Blodek)
Teacher :- Egon Fuchs, M Nedbal
Pupils :- Ruzena Horakova, Josef Valka.
1901 Birth of Swedish tenor Torsten Ralf in Malmo, Sweden. Died 27 April 1954
Debut as Cavaradossi 1924
Teachers:- Hertha Dehmlow, John Forsell, Hjaldis Ingebjart
Created Apollo in Daphne (Strauss)
Sang in premiere of Zauberinsel (Sutermeister).
1904 Birth of American tenor James Melton in Moultrie, Ga. Died 24 April 1961, Debut as Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly 1938
Teachers:- Gaetano De Luca, Enrico Rosati, Michael Raucheisen.
1904 Birth of Finnish soprano Lea Piltti. Died February 1982, Debut as Lakme in Lakme (Delibes) 1926
Teachers:- Gabrielle Ritter-Ciampi, Olga Eisner
Pupils :- Seppo Juhani Ruohonen, Anita Valkki, Usko Viitanen.
1907 Birth of Austrian tenor Todor Mazaroff in Vienna. Died 13 Sep 1975, Debut as Messenger in Prince Igor (Borodin) 1935.
1912 Birth of Italian bass Antonio Cassinelli in Noceto, Parma. Died 29 June 1993, Debut as Landgraf in Tannhauser (Wagner) 1937
Pupil :- Maria Chiara
Sang in premiere of Assassinio nella Cattedrale (Pizzetti)
Madame Bovary (Pannain)
Misteri Gloriosi (Cattozzo).
1947 Death of Swedish soprano Ellen Gulbranson. Born 4 Mar 1863 in Stockholm. Debut as Aida in Aida (Verdi) 1889
Teachers:- Julius Gunther, Ellena Kenneth, Mathilde Marchesi,
Pupil :- Eida Norena.
1950 Birth of Japanese tenor Taro Ichiara in the city of Sakata in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan. Teacher:- Luciano Pavarotti.
1993 Death of American violinist, conductor, and composer Karl Ahrendt in Athens, OH. b-Toledo, OH 3 MAR 1904. Director of the Ohio University School of Music, Athens, 1950-1967. Search Karl Ahrendt .
1997 Death of Italian bass Federico Davia. Born 7 July 1933 in Genoa. Debut as Colline in Boheme (Puccini) 1959
Teachers:- Piero Magenta, Tristano Illersberg
Sang in premiere of Al Gran sole carico d'amore (Nono)
Orfeo A.D MCMXLVII (Ramous)
Alfabeto A Sopresa (Mortari).